COMPLETE ORIGINAL APPLICATION FORM.
Temporary Special Event:
Temporary Alcohol Permit:
$27.50 (if submitted less than five days prior to the event $83.00)
$81.50 (additional fees will apply if not submitted in timely manner
The City of Tampa accepts bank checks, money orders, and credit/debit cards. Personal checks and cash are not accepted.
SITE PLAN: Please provide one copy of the site plan indicating the date and duration of the event; the location of any tents and
stages, including their dimensions; the location of generators; the location of any parking areas; location of all rest room facilities;
solid waste receptacles; the location where alcohol will be sold, served, stored and/or consumed; the location of any fencing
reflecting the location and width of all entrances and exits, along with required signage.
The information on the site plan is required for review by Tampa Fire Rescue, Tampa Police, Construction Services, Land
Development and Transportation Planning.
If you are utilizing off-site parking for the event, please provide signed leases reflecting the number of spaces available and the
location of the off-site parking. Off-site parking must be within three miles if providing shuttle service. Compliance with Section
27-283.6 is required for non-shuttle serviced parking.
PROOF OF NON-PROFIT STATUS: Either the statement from the Internal Revenue Service or the statement from the State of
Florida showing the nonprofit status.
SUBMITTAL OF AN APPLICATION: The application and all information required in item II above shall be submitted in person to:
Land Development Coordination Division
1400 North Boulevard
Tampa, Florida 33607
Please coordinate with the Tampa Police Department at 813-276-3385 for Extra Duty officers and Tampa Fire Rescue/Fire
Marshall's office at 274-7000 for a Fire Watch Officer and Tent Permits. Off-duty officers are required by Code and must be
secured before LDC is able to sign the State of Florida application (alcohol permits only). If providing off-site parking, please
contact Transportation at 274-3100.
REQUIREMENTS FOR APPLICATION
Prior to submittal of a Chapter 27 Temporary Special Event and/or Temporary Alcoholic Beverage application, it is
recommended that the applicant schedule a complimentary conference with a staff member from the Land Development
Coordination Division. The purpose of the conference is to advise the applicant regarding the review standards and
process for the application. Note a Chapter 27 Temporary Special Event and/or Temporary Alcoholic Beverage requires
review from Land Development Coordination, Planning, Construction Services, Tampa Police Department and the Fire
Marshall's office. You are encouraged to submit your application at least 14 days prior to the event so that proper review
can be completed and your permit issued.
NOTE: Please be aware that these guidelines are intended only as a guide to assist you in submitting your Temporary
Special Event application. These guidelines are derived from Chapter 27 of the City Code. Please refer to Section
27-132 and 27-282.16 for any concerns or clarifications regarding these guidelines.
Application for Temporary Special Event/
Temporary Alcoholic Beverage